You will find here short biographies for the authors and translators who have featured in our Bookcases or in our projects. Currently posted under Welsh authors are authors whose books were selected for our Bookcases from 2009 onwards. Our archive wil be added over the coming months. The foreign authors featured have been invited as writers in residence or have participated in our projects.
The images currently featuring in the carousel are those of Welsh authors: Damian Walford Davies photographed by Sara Penrhyn Jones during the creation of our short film featuring Suit of Lights; photographer Alice Fiorilli's portraits of Rachel Trezise and Cynan Jones, at home in the Rhondda Valley and the costal town of Aberaeron respectively; Joe Dunthorne, Caryl Lewis, also photographed at home on the farm in west Wales by Alice Fiorilli, Dewi Prysor, Paul Henry, Tessa Hadley and William Owen Roberts, by Aberystwyth-based photographer, Keith Morris.
The deadline for the 2017 Wales PEN Cymru and Wales Literature Exchange Translation Challenge has passed.